Service for Gloria Parise, 88, Saturday at St. Andrew Catholic Church

 12/04/2017 - 15:22

Gloria Parise 88, of Saline, Michigan, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 2, 2017 with her family by her side.

Gloria was born June 10, 1929 to the late Steve Klemczak and Phoebe (Kanaby) Klemczak. On June 11, 1949, she married Sam A. Parise.

Gloria is survived by her husband, Sam A. Parise and her five children; Stephen (Michele) Parise of Orwell, Vermont, Michael (Carmen) Parise of Saline, Cynthia Kroodsma of Saline, Sam P. (Pat) Parise of Pleasant Ridge and Christopher (Jessica) Parise of Portage; fourteen grandchildren; Michael Parise, Kristina (Mike) Lawson, Jessica (Brett) Gingrich, Rebecca Parise, David (Sheri) Parise, Maria (Erik) Unruh, Christian Parise, Nicholas (Emma) Zielinski, Alexandra Parise, Samuel Parise, Matthew Parise, Jacob Parise, Madeleine Parise and Mackenize Parise; eight great grandchildren; Skylar, Olivia, Alayna, Cambree, Hannah and Lindee Gingrich, Iris Parise and Logan Parise. She is also survived by siblings Jon (late Charline) Klemczak, Dwight (Judi) Klemczak, Stefan Klimczak and several nieces and nephews.

Gloria is preceded in death by brothers Richard (Jeanette) Klemczak, Roger Klemczak, Charles Klemczak and her sister, Phoebe (Ed) Jankowski.

Gloria enjoyed working in the garden, reading, crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, sewing, quilting, cross stitching, baking, drawing, painting, history, movies, her cat Kitty, tap dancing and clogging, but most of all enjoyed spending time with her family. Gloria was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Saline. 

A Memorial Mass will take place on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Saline, MI. Family will receive friends on Friday, December 8, 2017 from 3:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home in Saline and again on Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service at 11:00 A.M. at the church. A Rosary service will take place on Friday at 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made out to the Alzheimer’s Association or Karmanos Cancer Center and envelopes will be available at the funeral home. To sign Gloria’s guestbook, to leave a memory, or for more information or directions please visit

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